August 21, 2014
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday the U.S. will launch a criminal investigation in the death of James Foley, and will continue to conduct military action in Iraq.
In a recent toll using data collected from sources on the group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports more than 180,000 conflict-related deaths in Syria since March 2011.
For the first time, Senior Hamas official Saleh al-Arouri said Wednesday that Qassam, Hamas' military wing, was responsible for the abduction and ultimate deaths of the three Israeli teens taken in June.
Cairo-mediated talks with Israel have been suspended temporarily but could resume shortly, a Palestinian negotiator said Thursday.
Islamic Jihad leader and member of Palestinian delegation says that Israel pulled out of Cairo negotiations - despite Palestinian factions agreeing on Egypt-brokered truce
4 militants killed as Egypt's troops press on with daily offensives in Sinai
Hamas vowed on Thursday that Israel "will pay the price" for killing three commanders of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the Islamist movement's military wing.
Thousands of refugees are in need of food, water and emergency supplies in Iraq's northern Kurdistan region, officials said.
American officials at the Pentagon have revealed information about a failed attempt to rescue U.S. hostages including James Foley, from IS terrorists in Syria.
More than 40 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip over the past two days, taking the death toll from Israel’s war against the Palestinian enclave to over 2,065.
The Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades fired a home-made rocket at Israel's Ben Gurion airport Thursday.
Israeli forces killed four Palestinians after targeting a cemetery during funeral processions in Sheikh al-Radwan district, health officials confirmed.
Lebanon's Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai urged the international community to help protect Iraq's Christians, during a visit to the Kurdish capital of Irbil.
An Israeli airstrike killed five Palestinians, including three children, in Gaza City on Thursday, a medical official said.
Jordan urged the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.